Provides professional care to patients within the Emergency Department. Assesses, plans, organizes, provides, and evaluates care utilizing critical thinking skills. Makes judgments and decisions and assumes responsibility for care and documentation.
Manages patients with individualized care by evaluating effectiveness/outcome of care, recognizing significant changes in patient condition, and modifying care based on clinical presentation.
Provides individualized care, recognizes and takes appropriate action for significant changes in patient conditions.
Evaluates effectiveness of care and makes necessary modifications to assist with optimal patient outcomes.
Establishes relevant, evidence-based and safe interventions and priorities when providing care, including administering of medications.
Collaborates effectively with patient, patient’s significant others, and members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Acts as a resource to peers, medical students, house officers, and other health care providers.
Communicates patient status through verbal, electronic, and written means with other health care providers, and takes appropriate action for patient well-being.
Observes patient to recognize care needs. Implements care/interventions directly when needed (physical, social or emotional) or indirectly by collaboration with other nursing team members, physicians or members of other health care disciplines.
Collaborates with colleagues to ensure patient and family involvement with discharge planning and the achievement of identified needs through teaching or referrals. Assumes responsibility for ensuring an integrated discharge planning process.
Identifies and offers solutions to patient care delivery issues through quality improvement, continuing education, research, and peer review activities.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Associate’s degree with 3 years of relevant clinical paramedic experience in the field of pre-hospital emergency care or in-hospital emergency care preferred.
Excellent communication skills desired with the ability to work collaboratively as member of multi-disciplinary team.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician’s Paramedic Certification, (EMT-P)
Current New Hampshire Paramedic License
Current ACLS, PALS and moderate Sedation (within 6 months of date of hire)
Current PHTLS, ITLS, or proof of audited ATLS or audited TNCC